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 By Journal Staff    News    October 15, 2014 

American Cancer Society Makes Strides Against Breast Cancer in Everett

The Miss Aquafest Royalty were up bright and early Saturday, October 4th to help volunteer at the Snohomish County Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk in Everett. These young ladies helped register and check in participants that attended the...

 
 By Journal Staff    Lights & Sirens    October 8, 2014

Jim Steinruck New Commissioner

Lake Stevens Fire recently appointed Jim Steinruck as Fire Commissioner.  Commissioner Steinruck took his Oath of Office at the October 1st Commissioner Meeting, and his appointment will remain in...

 
 By Journal Staff    Education    October 8, 2014

Lake Stevens School District Announces September 2014 Apple Award Recipients

Nominated and selected by their peers, the following Lake Stevens School District employees will be recognized for their contributions to our district and for their demonstration of excellence in their work.  September recipients of the APPLE AWARD...

 
 By Journal Stafft    News    October 8, 2014

Free Class on Keeping Your Septic System Healthy

A healthy septic system is what every homeowner wants; both for peace of mind and to avoid costly repairs. Unhealthy on-site systems can present problems, both to homeowners and to the environment, if not properly installed and managed. Snohomish...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    October 1, 2014

Lake Stevens Boys and Girls Club Turns Ten

When looking back on the Lake Stevens Boys and Girls club gym that was built 10 years ago, Nancy Mitchell said, "It was a dream come true that my husband, Jim (Mitchell), had always had and how nice...

 
 By Journal Staff    Awards & Honors    October 1, 2014

Pugsley's 50th Wedding Anniversary

David and Celeste Pugsley will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday, October 5, 2014.  There will be a dessert reception sponsored by their children, held at the Pugsley residence at 13330 16th Street N.E., Lake Stevens between...

 
 By Journal Staff    Columns    October 1, 2014

Karen Alessi Community Leader Memorial October 1st

Karen L Alessi, nee Johnson, was born in Seattle on February 20, 1939 and died in Everett, WA from complications of Alzheimer’s disease on September 24, 2014. She is survived by Art, her husband of 50 years, Allison, their daughter, her brother,...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    October 1, 2014

Books For Bikes

Students Hannah and Daniel claimed their prizes for winning the Explore Summer Reading Program, a program offered by the Lake Stevens Library and other Sno-Isle Libraries around the county. There...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    October 1, 2014

Aquafest Royalty Gives Back

The Miss Aquafest Royalty put on their rubber boots and got their hands dirty at the Red Barn Community Farm. They spent 4 hours working with Volunteers of America Western Washington clearing out a...

 
 By Journal Staff    Education    September 17, 2014

Lake Stevens SRO Enhances Emergency Supply Kits

Classrooms emergency supplies enhanced thanks to partnership with LSPD Updating emergency supplies for 400 classrooms and more than 8,000 students and 900 staff members is no small feat. But that's...

 
 By Journal Staff    Entertainment    September 10, 2014

Chapman Duo in Concert This Sunday

This Sunday, September 14 the Chapman Duo will perform live at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 1305 Pine Avenue, in Snohomish. Presented by the Ladies Musical Club of Seattle, the Chapman Duo,...

 
 By Marcy Little - Journal Staff    News    September 3, 2014

Local Chevron owner races official Chevron Toy Car

Bob Eaton is the proud owner of  the Chevron "Extra Mile" gas station in Lake Stevens. He was also the proud driver of the CHEVRON Toy Car at the annual Box Car Race, which was held in Seattle this...

 
 By Journal Staff    Sports    September 3, 2014

Granite Falls B & G Club Volleyball

Granite Falls Boys & Girls Club is now taking registrations for the Fall Volleyball Program. Registration ends promptly on September 17th. Practices begin the week of September 15th and are usually twice a week for one hour at the Granite Falls...

 
 By Journal Staff    Education    September 3, 2014

Summer Lunch Program Served more than 2,600 meals

During the summer months a growing number of students go hungry without access to the free and low-cost meals they receive during the school year. To combat this problem, Lake Stevens School District once again offered a nine-week Free Summer Lunch...

 
 By Journal Staff    Sports    August 20, 2014

Lake Stevens and Granite Falls Junior Girls Fast Pitch merge and take 2nd Place in Washington State in July

This past season, Lake Stevens and Granite Falls Girls Softball Teams merged to form a Juniors Fast pitch All-Star Team. They went 3 and 1 in the District 1 All Stars tournament in June.  They...

 
 By Journal Staff    Sports    August 20, 2014

No. Cascades Crew Wins Gold, Silver, and Bronze

The North Cascades Crew, rowing out of Lake Stevens, overcame the competition in five events at the Northwest Masters Regionals on June 20 and 22. Jen Huffman, of Bothell, and Wendy Clark of Lake Stevens won the Womens AA-A Double,(age category21 to...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    August 20, 2014

Lighting Lights Up Lake Stevens

Last week the Lake Stevens area had some interesting weather patterns. Several residents witnessed a beautiful lighting storm and were able to photograph it on their digital cameras and iphones. We...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    August 20, 2014

Grand Opening of North Town Insurance

On Friday, August 22, Shannah Swinburnson of North Town Insurance will celebrate her Grand Opening with a Ribbon Cutting at noon and refreshments and cool prizes she will be giving away unitl 4 p.m....

 
 By Journal Staff    News    August 13, 2014

National Night Out Hosts Competition Between Local Chiefs

National Night Out is a free event hosted by the LS Family Center annually with a focus on neighborhood safety and crime prevention. This event provides a great opportunity to connect with the...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    August 13, 2014

Western Day HO-DOWN at Ashley Pointe

Last Saturday, August 9th, Ashley Pointe of Lake Stevens invited the community to, "Come on down" to their lip smacking BBQ , live fiddling, foot stomping good time Western Day. By the look of what...

 
 By Journal Staff    Sports    August 6, 2014

Tigers Black Belt Academy National Team Brings Home The Gold

It was huge success for the U.S., said Master Shin of Lake Stevens Tigers Black Belt Academy. Shin's U.S. National Team brought home 1 gold medal, their first in 20 years, and 10 bronze medals from...

 
 By Journal Staff    Awards & Honors    August 6, 2014

Ashley Pointe's Susan Jones Named Radiant Senior Living's Administrator of the Year

Ashley Pointe Assisted and Independent Living Executive Director, Susan Jones, has been named Radiant Senior Living's 2013 Administrator of the Year. The Radiant Senior Living Administrator of the...

 
 By Journal Staff    Sports    August 6, 2014

Guns 'n Hoses Softball Challenge Collected School Supplies for Lake Stevens Community

Lake Stevens Fire and Lake Stevens Police held their 4th annual ultimate softball challenge,  Guns 'n Hoses, last  Saturday, August 2nd,  at the Lake Stevens High School field.  Lake Stevens Fire...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    August 6, 2014

Stay safe this summer while on the water - tips everyone should know

Summer is in full swing with bright and sunny warm days, encouraging families to stay cool in and around the water. Enjoying your summer days around the water can be fun, but it can turn deadly...

 
 By Journal Staff    Entertainment    July 30, 2014

National Night Out coming Tuesday, Aug.5th

On Tuesday, August 5, the Lake Stevens Family Center will host the annual National Night Out Against Crime. The event will be held from 5:00 PM to 8:30 PM on Main Street and North Cove Park in...

 

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